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Senate Calendar

wednesday, january 17, 2007

15th DAY OF BIENNIAL SESSION

TABLE OF CONTENTS

                                                                                                                Page No.

ACTION CALENDAR

Third Reading

S. 32       Relating to appointments and terms for energy coordinator................... 18

Second Reading

Favorable

S. 2                  Relating to bail and to eligibility for public defender services for defendants charged with retail theft         18

                        ........................................................... Judiciary Committee Report      18

Joint Resolution for Action

J.R.S. 8  Urging Congress to appropriate as quickly as possible federal funds for payment of agricultural disaster relief to Vermont's financially pressed farmers...................................... 18




 

ORDERS OF THE DAY

ACTION CALENDAR

Third Reading

S. 32

An act relating to appointments and terms for energy coordinators.

Second Reading

Favorable

S. 2

An act relating to bail and to eligibility for public defender services for defendants charged with retail theft.

Reported favorably by Senator Campbell for the Committee on Judiciary.

(Committee vote: 5-0-0)

Joint Resolution for Action

J.R.S. 8

Joint resolution urging Congress to appropriate as quickly as possible federal funds for payment of agricultural disaster relief to Vermont's financially pressed farmers.

(For text of resolution, see Senate Journal of January 16, 2007, page 46)

CONFIRMATIONS

The following appointments will be considered by the Senate, as a group, under suspension of the Rules, as moved by the President pro tempore, for confirmation together and without debate, by consent thereby given by the Senate.  However, upon request of any senator, any appointment may be singled out and acted upon separately by the Senate, with consideration given to the report of the Committee to which the appointment was referred, and with full debate; and further, all appointments for the positions of Secretaries of Agencies, Commissioners of Departments, Judges, Magistrates, and members of the Public Service Board shall be fully and separately acted upon.

Roger N. Allbee of Townshend - Secretary of the Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets - By Sen. Kittell for the Committee on Agriculture.  (1/18/07)

Roger N. Allbee of Townshend - Secretary of the Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets - By Sen. Kittell for the Committee on Agriculture.  (1/18/07)

Jeri Martinez of Middlesex - Member of the State Police Advisory Commission - By Sen. Doyle for the Committee on Government Operations.  (1/18/07)

Leo Willey of Newport - Member of the State Police Advisory Commission - By Sen. White for the Committee on Government Operations.  (1/18/07)

REPORTS ON FILE

Pursuant to the provisions of 2 V.S.A. §20(c), one (1) copy of the following reports is on file in the office of the Secretary of the Senate:

     1.  Annual Report of the Bank Commissioner.  (Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration).  (June 2006).

     2.  Vermont Blueprint for Health.  (Department of Health).  (June 2006).

     3.  Annual Report.  (Children & Family Council for Prevention Programs).  June 2006).

     4.  Report of the Development Cabinet.  (Agency of Administration).  August 2006).

     5.  Annual Report of the Insurance Commissioner.  (Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities and Health Care Administration).  (August 2006).

     6.  National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) Annual Report.  (Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities and Health Care Administration).  (September 2006).

     7.  Emergency Relief and Assistance Fund:  Status Report.  (Agency of Administration).  (October 2006).

     8.  Vermont 2007 Blueprint for Health Interim Strategic Plan.  (Department of Health).  (October 2006).

     9.  Executive orders:  Boards and Commissions Authorized to Receive Per Diems.  (Agency of Administration).  (November 2006).

     10.  Analysis of an Income-Based Education Properly Tax for Vermonters.  (Joint Fiscal Office).

     11.  Youth Conservation Corps Clean and Clear Program.  (Department of Environmental Conservation).  (December 2006).

     12.  Fletcher Allen Health Care & Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center collaboration activities.  (Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities and Health Care Administration).  (December 2006).

     13.  Transition Payments for Survivors of Domestic Violence.  (Department of Labor).  (December 2006).

     14.  Department of Liquor Control 2006 Annual Report.  (January 2007).

     15.  Joint Legislative Corrections Oversight Committee 2006 Report.  (January 2007).

     16.  Report relating to Act 205, Sec. 3 - Relating to 18  V.S.A. §4218 (Medical privacy concerns that may be raised by permitting law enforcement unfettered access to pharmacy records).  (Agency of Human Services, Department of Health)  (January 2007).

     17.  Vermont Health Information Technology Preliminary Plan.  (Vermont Information Technology Plan Workgroup; Vermont Information Technology Leaders under contract with the Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration)  (January 2007).

     18.  West Mountain Wildlife Management Area Camp Removal Plan.  (Agency of Natural Resources, Dept. of Forests, Parks and Recreation)  (January 2007).

     19.  Tobacco Compliance Tests Conducted During 2006 Report to the General Assembly.  (Department of Liquor Control)  (January 2007).

     20.  Municipal Planning Grant (MPG) Awards.  (Department of Housing and Community Affairs).  (January 2007).

     21.  Pilot Project for Drug Court Initiative Committees.  (Office of the Court Administrator)  (January 2007).

     22.  Performance of the Environmental Court.  (Office of the Court Administrator)  (January 2007).

     23.  Advisory Committee on Mercury Pollution 2007
Annual Report.  (January 2007).

     24.  Juvenile Justice Commission Report.  (Agency of Human Services, Department of Children and Families; Department of Corrections)  (January 2007).

PUBLIC HEARINGS

     Thursday, January 25, 2007 - 6:30-8:30 P.M. - Room 11 - Re:  Public comment on final report of the Pre-Kindergarten Education Study Committee -  House Study Committee on Pre-Kindergarten Education.



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